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Ultrasonography of Zenker's diverticulum: special reference to differential diagnosis from thyroid nodules.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10781660     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
There have been only two case reports so far in literature on ultrasonographic features of Zenker's diverticulum. We report a case of Zenker's diverticulum and discuss the ultrasonographic images in comparison with those of thyroid nodules. Awareness of changeable internal echoes and not mistaking strong echogenic foci caused by air for calcification were most important for making the differential diagnosis of Zenker's diverticulum from thyroid nodules.
Authors:
M Komatsu; T Komatsu; K Inove
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of ultrasound : official journal of the European Federation of Societies for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology     Volume:  11     ISSN:  0929-8266     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Ultrasound     Publication Date:  2000 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-08-24     Completed Date:  2000-08-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9440414     Medline TA:  Eur J Ultrasound     Country:  IRELAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  123-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Surgery, Department of Ultrasound, Department of Internal Medicine, Fujimi-kogen Hospital, Fujimi-machi, Suwa-gun Nagano-ken, Japan.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Middle Aged
Thyroid Nodule / ultrasonography*
Zenker Diverticulum / ultrasonography*

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